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Month: October 2017

Council finally forwards RFS comments

Council finally forwards RFS comments

What happened? Finally, I received the comments from RFS. These comments stayed, just for the sake of time wasting, in the Council’s inbox for almost four weeks. Lessons I have learned that RFS sent back their comments on 22 Sep 2017. In their email on  25 Aug 2017, the Council suggested they will let me know as soon as the response from RFS is received. So it would appear to be that “‘as soon as” in the Council terms means…

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Can you trust S149 certificate?

Can you trust S149 certificate?

NO, you CANNOT rely on the information in the Campbelltown City Council Section 149 certificate when you purchase the land. The information in the Section 149 certificate is presented in a way to lure you into a big expense trap. What is Section 149 Certificate? According to Infotrack, Section 149 Certificates, also known as zoning certificates, are legal documents issued by NSW Council’s under the provisions of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. They contain information about how a property…

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Can legal representation help you deal with the Council?

Can legal representation help you deal with the Council?

NOBODY CAN HELP YOU! Remember that the Council is the Government. The Government is at the top level of the Australian social hierarchy. As such, the Government is immune from a majority of legal claims and proceedings. After all, how can the Government judge itself… Well, this is theory. What about practice? We spoke to four law and town planning firms. The song is the same. According to historical precedents, people rarely win cases against the Government. Apparently, you need…

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